Top award for inspirational Nikita

Monday, September 4th, 2017.

Former Excelsior College student Nikita Mills has been hailed as one of the most inspirational young people in the North East. Care and concern for others landed Nikita a Streetwise Newcastle Inspirational Young Person Award at a glittering ceremony in the Wylam Brewery, Exhibition Park, Newcastle. Nikita is one of just 25 young people in... Read more »

Exceptional pupil performance underpins Excelsior GCSE success

Thursday, August 24th, 2017.

Teachers have hailed the hard work and tenacity of Excelsior Academy pupils who have scored outstanding GCSE success, in many cases against all odds. Pupil Zainab Saeed, who only joined Excelsior from Italy in Year 9, achieved three A*s, two Distinction stars, two A grade GCSEs and 7s across the board in English and maths.... Read more »

Ryan secures Oxford University place

Thursday, August 17th, 2017.

Former Excelsior Academy pupil Ryan Dornan is celebrating securing his place to study at Oxford University following stunning A Level success. Ryan, 18, is the first pupil from Excelsior to study at an Oxbridge university after gaining A* grades in maths and further maths, an A in economics and a B in politics. This confirms... Read more »

Record exam success for hard-working Excelsior students

Thursday, August 17th, 2017.

Excelsior Academy students and staff are celebrating record breaking A Level and vocational exam success, opening the door to exciting future career opportunities for its hard-working young achievers. The academy’s sixth form Excelsior College achieved a 100% pass rate for all its A Level students and a 100% pass rate for all its vocational qualification... Read more »

Excelsior teachers’ SSAT Lead Practitioner awards

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017.

Three Excelsior Academy teachers are celebrating joining an exclusive club of top practitioners recognised for their professional skills and expertise. Excelsior English teacher Fiona Duncan, Rainbird Primary’s Kimberley Ward and Vicky Baggaley, Excelsior College Subject Development Leader for Business and Enterprise, are all officially Excelsior’s first group of SSAT Lead Practitioners. The Schools, Students and... Read more »

Future scientist Rebecca among region’s best

Thursday, July 13th, 2017.

Rebecca Cather pictured with Excelsior science teacher Arran Stephenson and Northumbria University’s Dr Antonio Portas Excelsior Academy science student Rebecca Cather was heralded as one of the North East’s brightest young physicists at a top ceremony. The North East’s physicists of the future were recognised at an inaugural award ceremony celebrating young people’s achievements. The... Read more »



  • Christmas Show
    19th December 2017
  • Christmas Holidays
    25th December 2017
  • Inspiration Day
    12th January 2018
  • College Mock Exams
    15th January 2018
  • A-Level Evening (EA College)
    25th January 2018
  • Year 11 Parents Evening
    30th January 2018